Hello I am trying to install the Iplass client with a transform and trying to hide the dialogue boxes with silent switches but it does not work ... could someone help me plz...

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As you say you are using a transform i assume, that you are trying to deploy a MSI.
What have you tried?
Which dialog boxes? Is it any particular or are we talking about the Installation Wizard you wish to hide?
Answered 08/16/2011 by: Teitan
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Thank you for the response...

This is what has happened.... when trying to make a transform on the vendor supplied msi I get a error message saying ' This package does not support hidden dialogues' ... well i went ahead and made a transform anyways .... which infact does work to install the msi... Now the issue arises on making it install silently.... Even with /qb or /qn switches it does not install silently... UI intervention is prompted for the installation....
Answered 08/17/2011 by: andi.sharma
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You can ignore that message box. It's not an error, it's for information purposes.

The dialogs you're seeing are almost certainly appearing as a result of Custom Action execution. Re-run the install, this time with a verbose log. Then, when you see the first dialog, open the log. Use a proper text editor that bypasses file locks: Notepad won't be able to open a log while MSIExec has a handle on it. The last line in the log - or one pretty close - should detail the Custom Action which just executed.

Once you know the CA's name, you can experiment with having it not execute, normally by applying an impossible-to-meet condition e.g. 0=1 on its execution.
Answered 08/17/2011 by: VBScab
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